Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering & Software Architecture (by Coursework)

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Multimedia University (MMU)
Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering & Software Architecture (by Coursework)
MQA Reference No: A8313
  • Field of Study: Computing & IT
  • Specialization: Software Engineering
  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Conducted Entirely in Msia/Transfer: Fully Conducted in Malaysia
  • Intake: March, June, October,
  • Entry Requirement:

    * Bachelor’s degree with min. CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a Computing field recognised by the Senate; or
    * Bachelor’s degree with min. CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a related field from institutions recognised by the Senate can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process; or
    * Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the relevant field.

  • English Requirements:

    * TOEFL Paper-Based 550; or
    * IELTS overall band score of 6.0; or
    * A credit in 1119 English Examination; or
    * Min. score of 580 in the MMU English Language Proficiency Test; or
    * MUET overall band score of 4; or
    * Other qualification which is of equivalent level as decided by the Senate of the University.

    All applicants MUST MEET the required English Language requirement before being admitted into the approved programme of study.

    Upon recommendation of the Faculty; Senate may waive the English requirement for students who have obtained their Bachelor or Masters Degree; where English has been used as the sole medium of instruction or as one of the media of instruction. The Faculty shall interview the candidates and recommend to the Senate for waiver; where appropriate.

    The acceptance of a candidate shall be solely at the discretion of the Senate; whose decision shall be final.

  • Brief Description:

    Multimedia University (MMU) is committed to produce and train quality IT workers to help the country to propel into the information age.

    To accelerate this production and meet the unprecedented demand for multimedia and IT professionals, the Multimedia University (MMU) Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering & Software Architecture programme is targeted at IT and computer science graduates and aims to produce qualified IT professionals who specialise in software engineering and software architecture. The course is founded on well-balanced components of advanced theoretical concepts, current industrial practice and project-management skills.

    The world is moving towards a knowledge economy where information grows at a fast speed. The number of large-scale software projects that require well-trained personnel to design and manage is increasing. This creates a need to train qualified professionals to fulfil this demand.

    Our objectives are to produce:
    * Software professionals who are well-versed in advanced theories and practices in the architecture and engineering of large-scale and long-term software systems.
    * Leaders, critical thinkers and technopreneurs in IT for knowledge economy.

    Core Subjects (Compulsory):
    * Formal Methods in Software Engineering
    * Architecture of Large Software Systems
    * Software Requirements Engineering
    * Low-Level Design of Software
    * Service Oriented Architecture Using Web Services
    * Software Quality Assurance and Testing
    * Software Project Management
    * IT Research Method
    * Project

    Elective Courses (subject to change):
    * Software Engineering Approach to Human Computer Interaction
    * Security in Computing
    * Risk Management for Software Intensive Projects
    * Real Time Systems
    * Advanced Topics in Software Engineering and Software Architecture
    * An Agent Approach to Computational Intelligence
    * Component-based Systems
    * Data Warehousing and Data Mining
    * Seminar in Software Engineering & Architecture Practices

    University Subjects:
    * Cyberpreneurship and Technology Business Strategy

    Classes are conducted on Weekdays (7.00pm - 10.00pm) and Saturday (between 9am - 5pm).

    Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia is one of the top 200 universities in Asia ranked by the QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd, the compilers of Times Higher Education and enjoys the company of students from over 66 countries from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

  • Remarks:

    * Please refer to fee guide attached for details.
    * First initial payment: RM20,470.